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When you rent a place on Airbnb, you're always taking on some risk. You're trusting a stranger to house you, after all. However, the home-as-hotel company is learning the hard way that it should help out if you're in trouble. Airbnb is responding to the reported sexual assault of a guest in Mad...

August 16th 2015 at 5:31pm 0 Comments
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This past week, many of us were shaken out of our self-absorption with LotRO's F2P switch as we were suddenly joined by -- of all things -- the good folks at EverQuest II. I don't think anyone could've predicted two such high-profile MMORPGs moving to a subscription/free-to-play hybrid model this y...

July 30th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The trend of PC porting continues with Hotel Giant, a simulation title heading to the DS in Q4 2008. Instead of getting stuck with the same boring people every single day, you'll be able to build some luxury hotel and routinely get new guests to roll in, drop you some cash and get out.It's a six-yea...

June 23rd 2008 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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Sick of seeing nothing but upconverted SD feeds on the brand new LCDs that seem to be finding their way into every new hotel room these days? Tangerine Global's package of HD channels are on their way to more hotels in North America, Europe and the Middle East courtesy of a deal with Swisscom Hospit...

June 14th 2008 at 4:02am 0 Comments
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Sure fitting in a few flat panels and a state of the art communications system is no problem in a brand new hotel, but what about existing ones? Swisscom's got an answer, signing a deal with Motorola to distribute the mT2a PowerBroadband system in hotels across Europe and North America. The key abou...

March 21st 2008 at 6:10am 0 Comments
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Travelers looking for only the finest amenities when globetrotting should phone up any prospective hotels and ask if they carry the Tangerine Global lineup, as it just got five channels deeper and a whole lot more enticing. Apparently aiming at five-star locales that sport high-definition televisio...

June 29th 2007 at 2:51pm 0 Comments